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Old 10-22-2009, 12:39 PM
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help with oil prime

I have rebiult my 6.9L diesel,and I am ready to start the motor for first time but I cannot find a straight answer on how to prime the journals.I have been told to use air or over fill oil or just turn motor over without glow plugs.WHAT TO DO?


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Old 10-25-2009, 03:04 AM
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Turn it over without the glowplugs.
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Old 10-25-2009, 03:30 AM
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i second that.

BTW, did you use assembly lube when reassembling the moving parts
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Old 10-25-2009, 12:16 PM
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Yes use the white engine assembly lube, I put it on the rod journals, main journals, wristpins, lifter bores, on the camshaft, on each end of the pushrods. Its good stuff.

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